I do not want to host my own blog.
Even if I wanted to, WordPress.com does not make it easy to export content. This, however, is a separate discussion.
Skype and Web 2.0 (I hate the term, but I am using it) are inextricably linked.
WordPress and Web 2.0 are inextricably linked.
WordPress.com hates Skype. It’s that simple.
According to a WordPress.com forum post:
Actually in this case it’s because skype and callme are being stripped. They’re not XML recognized tags and staff has stated that they won’t be supported.
WordPress.com: BUILD A SKYPE WIDGET!